Why does Jetson Nano Developer Kit SD Card Image use Ubuntu Unity desktop?

I am using Jetson Nano R32.4.3.

Jetson Nano Developer Kit SD Card Image is based on Ubuntu 18.04.

Standard Ubuntu 18.04 uses GNOME Desktop (GNOME Shell/Mutter window manager), but Jetson Nano use Unity Desktop (Compiz window manager) by default.

Why does Jetson Nano use old Unity Desktop? Should we use Unity than GNOME on GUI?

The sample rootfs is for reference and you may customize it. We will check and evaluate this.
By default it is X11 and we also verify Weston and libDRM in SQA tests. FYR.

My question is not solved.

Ubuntu 18.04 default desktop is GNOME. But Jetson Nano forced to use old Unity by default. This is NVIDIA customization.

Why did Jetson Nano forced to use Unity? Why did not NVIDIA adopt default desktop GNOME?

Do you recommend using Unity? What do you think about this?

I am considering should use either Unity or GNOME on my product GUI.

Please tell me reason why NVIDIA adopt Unity desktop by default.

We have seen performance issue with gnome-shell so we enable unity as default. Will check if we can enable gnome in future release.

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Thanks. I am relieved for your answer. I anticipated performance issue too.

OK. I priority to use Unity desktop.

I could not find this technical issue report. If you have technical report about this issue, please tell me it. I want to check it (this is optional by this thread).


We observe it in internal development. And don’t have public report for it. If using Unity is good in your usecase, we would suggest not to change to gnome.

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